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CBS
Mar 29, 2011 4:30am EDT
to turn a blind eye to atrocities in other countries. the united states of america is different. >>> discrimination suit. america's biggest retailer on edge as the supreme court takes up one of the biggest workplace lawsuits in history. >>> and caught on tape. a vintage air force plane makes an unexpected water landing. this is the "cbs morning news" an unexpected water landing. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 29th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. defending the u.s. military mission in libya. president obama says the operation was necessary to prevent a campaign of killing. this morning rebel forces continue to push west under the cover of allied air support. nato takes command of the operation tomorrow. secretary of state clinton arrived in london last night. this morning she will attend a conference to discuss what comes next in libya. last night the president said u.s. actions in libya stopped a slaughter and was a moral obligation the u.s. could not ignore. >> to brush aside america's responsibility
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 4:30am EDT
a catastrophe. tonight, president obama will try to convince a skeptical public and congress america's mission in libya is working. he'll deliver a nationally televised speech just a day after nato agreed to take full command of the operation. and at least one u.s. warship reportedly left the region. >> i think the military mission has gone quite well. >> reporter: the obama administration touted progress. following another weekend of air strikes. coalition forces hit targets in tripoli, and for the first time, moammar gadhafi's hometown of sirte. since the attack started more than a week ago, rebel forces have been able to push west and regain control of several towns. the president's speech comes in amid growing complaints from both republicans, and some fellow democrats. critics say he never asked for congressional approval before taking military action, and still hasn't given them a clear plan. >> this policy has been characterized by confusion, indecision, and delay. >> there should have been a plan for what objectives were, a debate as to why this was in our vital interests. >> reporter:
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 4:30am EDT
in the u.s. america gets about 20% of its electricity from nuclear power. but the president says all energy sources have their down sides. >> nothing's completely failsafe. nothing's completely foolproof. and so, each time these kinds of events happen, i think it's very important for us to examine how we can further improve the safety and performance of these plants. >> president obama says he's been assured that hawaii and the u.s. mainland will not be affected by radiation from the japanese disaster. >>> so, what is the actual risk from the radiation leak in japan? dr. jon lapook has that part of the story. >> reporter: when radiation began leaking from the stricken power plant, the fallout was felt more than 5,000 miles away. at this pharmacy near los angeles. all sold out of potassium iodide. >> there's people that are really worried they're going from store to store. >> reporter: the pills can prevent the thyroid from developing cancer caused by radiation. but are they really necessary here? >> i think that's extremely unlikely that there will be any risk to folks in this country. i me
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 4:30am EDT
on the labor front. a new survey finds most of america's biggest companies plan to increase hiring in the next six months. that follows a report wednesday showing the private sector added 200,000 jobs last month, and monster.com says its online job postings rose nearly 9% this month compared to march of last year. >>> a new study says the average 65-year-old couple retiring this year will need $230,000 to cover medical expenses. the study by fidelity investments says that figure is actually down 8% from projections made a year ago. this is the first time in ten years there's been a decrease in the longer run virtually every analyst expects costs to resume going up. >>> and google has chosen kansas city, kansas, to be the first to receive its ultrafast internet service. it's said to be 100 times faster than standard broadband service. if everything goes well, google plans to expand the superfast network to other cities. and the tech giant has also tweaked its search feature. some users will see a plus one button next to google's search results. clicking it allows you to recommend specific searc
CBS
Mar 10, 2011 4:30am EST
to representatives of a muslim group about tea party conservatives. >> white, middle america, gun-toting, i mean, it's scary. they're seriously racist, racist people. >> he goes on to say npr would be better off without federal funding. a goal conservatives have sought for decades. ron schiller also resigned from npr. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch," stocks in asia slid this morning. ashley morrison is here in new york with more on that. good morning, ashley. >> good morning to you, betty. well, asian markets saw a sell-off as oil prices rose near $105 a barrel. japan's nikkei tumbled 1.5% to a five-week low, while hong kong's hang seng fell nearly 1%. today wall street gets the very latest look on the weekly jobless claim numbers. on wednesday stocks closed slightly lower. the dow lost just one point while the nasdaq gave back 14. >>> foreclosure notices dropped to a three-year low last month. but, experts caution most of that drop is because lenders put a temporary stop on some home seizures due to allegations they were cutting corners with paperwork. still, nearly 65,000 homes were repossessed last m
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am EDT
dead. president obama cut his latin america trip a few hours short to deal with the crisis. he'll meet with his national security team at his hotel before returning to the white house tonight. >> we will continue to support the efforts to protect the libyan people. but, we will not be in the lead. >> reporter: tuesday, he promised the u.s. would hand over control of the mission within days. he also called the leaders of britain and france and agreed nato would play a key role. >> it is not going to be our planes that are maintaining the no-fly zone. that's precisely what the other coalition partners are going to do. >> reporter: and it's not just western countries. warplanes from qatar landed in greece yesterday. they'll begin patrolling the skies over libya this weekend. the first arab nation to directly participate. and possible evidence gadhafi may be looking for a way out. secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters that some allies of gadhafi are reaching out on his behalf, asking questions like, how do we get out of this? clinton did not say exile is one of those options. b
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 4:30am EDT
lawsuit against america's largest retailer. dukes went to court because she says male workers at walmart make more, and get promoted faster. >> walmart is trying their level best to keep us out of court so the facts will not be presented to the public at large or before a sitting jury. >> reporter: walmart says not so. the company argues that the suit is so big, that not all the women covered by it are in the same situation. and that's the issue that the supreme court will decide. not whether walmart is guilty, but whether hundreds of thousands of women should all be part of one giant lawsuit. at least one justice suggested he's troubled by lower court decisions that allowed the lawsuit to proceed. anthony kennedy also said he's unsure what was the unlawful policy at walmart. >> i've had a very positive experience at walmart, like thousands of other women. >> reporter: but outside court, a plaintiff told about being held to a different standard when she asked for a promotion. >> i was told to blow the cobwebs off my makeup and to doll up. >> reporter: walmart says it has a long history o
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
preventing a humanitarian disaster in libya would support america's national interests. and one republican senator wants a plan for what happens after gadhafi, who will leave the country and also who will pay for all of this effort. >> all right, susan mcginnis joining us live. thank you, susan. this morning the libyan government is denying reports that one of gadhafi's sons was killed during an attack on tripoli. 27-year-old khamis was the libyan leader's sixth son. various unconfirmed reports say he was killed saturday night when a libyan pilot crashed his jet into the gadhafi compound. the libyan government calls the report a nonsensical piece of news. >>> those four "new york times" journalists who were held captive are telling their story. the four were released yesterday and moved to tunisia. they were captured by libyan government troops last tuesday. the journalists say they were mistreated until they were taken to the capital. the photographer says she was punched in the face, sexually abused and told she was going to die. >>> the stated goal of the allied operation in libya is to
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 4:30am EST
in iowa. >> winning. >>> and fired. charlie sheen says he'll sue after losing his job on america's top tv sitcom. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 8th, 201rfo 2011.captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. nato has started flying surveillance planes over libya 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. it comes as the international community considers its response to what president obama calls the unacceptable violence by the gadhafi regime. rebel forces are under repeated attack by government troops following days of heavy bombardment, government forces appear to have retaken a key city 30 miles from the capital. on monday, president obama had this warning for the libyan government. >> i want to send a very clear message to those who are around colonel gadhafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward and they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place there. >> moammar gadhafi's real advantage is air power. the past several days, he launched a barrage of assaults using war planes and helicopt
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 4:30am EST
is expected to follow suit today. >>> and teacher tenure. the next union battle in america >>> and teacher tenure. the next union battle in america begins to take shape. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, and thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. this morning, there are reports that libyan government forces have launched air attacks against rebel-held positions in eastern libya. meanwhile, two u.s. navy ships enter the suez canal en route to the mediterranean, and it is also reported rebel leaders are considering whether to ask for outside military help. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on this. good morning, susan. >> hi, good morning, betty. while the opposition leaders in libya are considering asking for western air strikes u.s. defense leaders remain very cautious. they are weighing their options, and the consequences, of u.s. military action. libyan rebels are reportedly considering asking the united nations for air strikes against moammar gadhafi's regime, targeting key military assets. "the new york times" says the revolutionary council is debating the
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 4:30am EDT
most toyotas made in this country use parts made in america. >>> new worries this morning about the housing market, after sales of new homes fell to the lowest on record. sales fell 17% in february, the third straight monthly decline. and the worst since they started keeping records 50 years ago. the median home sale price fell to $202,000. in response, many builders are cutting their prices and building less expensive homes. >>> united and continental airlines are finally rolling out in-flight wi-fi. they are the last major carriers to offer the service to most of their passengers. the two airlines merged last year. 95 live tv stations will also be available. >>> and besides making royal history, prince william and kate middleton are set to make music history. when they tie the knot next month, the entire ceremony will be released on itunes within hours. the wedding album will also be available online before it hits stores. no word yet on just how much the royal download will cost. betty, i'm sure a lot of people will be downloading it. >> yeah, no doubt. interested in that wed
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 4:00am PST
been a national figure for two decades. >> this is a contract with americans for america. >> reporter: there are personal considerations, as well. mike huckabee is making real money for the first time in his life, with a tv show and speeches. so is sarah palin. indiana governor mitch daniels is concerned about the impact on his family, and despite huge republican gains last fall, and a democratic incumbent with mediocre job approval ratings, president obama is seen as a formidable political figure who will be difficult to defeat. >> thank you. >> president obama, at worst, is even, or in many cases, is leading by as many as ten points. >> reporter: one factor that will eventually tempt many to announce, for the first time in decades, there's no clear republican front-runner. nobody can say who the favorite is. and in politics, nobody's usually right. jeff greenfield, cbs news, new york. >> interesting point there. well coming up a little bit later on "the early show," the big economic picture, as we look at the latest jobs numbers. and see whether we turn the corner on unemployment. >
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 4:30am EST
before, ted was touring latin america without joan and allegedly without scruples. this fbi report on that trip was initially released with most details blacked out. only now have the blanks been filled in with claims that kennedy made arrangements to rent a brothel in chile for a night. and invited a u.s. embassy chauffeur to party with him there. >> we had to sue and we kept on pushing as to why certain information was being withheld. >> reporter: documents show there was pressure from the kennedys to suppress the report, not the first time they've tried to squelch unflattering information about the family. but with ted now gone, you wonder, do we really need to hear 50-year-old dirt about him? journalism professor dan kennedy of northeastern is from the opposite end of the political spectrum from the right leaning judicial watch. >> the freedom of information act certainly says that they should be public. and usually people have to fight tooth and nail to get those documents out. >> that was wbz's john keller reporting. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." this is t
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 4:30am EST
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CBS
Mar 3, 2011 4:30am EST
they are protected by the first amendment. joel brown has our report. ♪ god hates america >> reporter: their provocative demonstrations tested the limits of free speech. but the supreme court ruled the protesters have the constitution on their side. >> the rule of law here is you don't get to use your objective standards to call my religion intentional infliction of emotional distress. >> reporter: the high court ruled 8-1 in favor of westboro baptist church. its members travel the country picketing military funerals. preaching that god's punishing the military for the nation's tolerance of homosexuality. >> my first thought was, eight justices don't have the common sense god gave a goat. >> reporter: albert synder's son matthew was killed in iraq. after westboro members demonstrated outside the marine's funeral in maryland, synder sued and won a $5 million judgment against the kansas-based church for inflicting emotional distress. that ruling was overturned wednesday by the high court. >> we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity. >> reporter: the justices were almo
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
at the safety of america's nuclear power plants in the quake zone. ,,,,,,,, >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. thunderstorms are expected in the southeast. some of which could be severe. rain showers starting to fall in in the north and soggy conditions will continue in the northwest while the southwest stays sunny and dry. >>> with the ongoing crisis in japan, just how safe are the 104 nuclear power plants right here in the u.s.? especially the two built on fault lines on the west coast. john blackstone reports. >> reporter: avila beach is a laid back resort town on the central california coast that for more than 50 years has lived next door to a giant diablo canyon nuclear power plant. it's been operating here in earthquake country since 1985 without any major problems. >> until they find better sources for our power, we're going to have to live with it. >> reporter: but the seeds of damaged nuclear facilities in japan are giving some here second thoughts. >> it's kind of like you want to get out of here a little sooner. >> reporter: it's within 60 miles of the s
CBS
Mar 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
trusted brand of tax software. ,,,,,,,, >>> a new census bureau report shows how america's racial and ethnic makeup is changing. based on the 2010 census, the report shows that one out of six american adults, and one in four children, are now hispanic. in the past decade the overall u.s. population grew by 27 million, to 308 million. and hispanics account for more than half of that growth. nancy cordes has more. >> reporter: salt lake city's newest grocery store caters to a group that census figures show is growing even faster than expected. hispanics in utah grew by 78% in the past decade. they now make up 13% of the state's population. >> in the year 2000 i started noticing. i started noticing church congregations increasing. i started noticing hispanic groups, nonprofits increasing. i started seeing a lot of soccer teams. >> reporter: in fact, the 2010 census shows hispanics contributed more than half the total population growth in 18 states. including kansas and nebraska, florida, and louisiana. and with the white birth rate declining, hispanic children in texas now make up 50
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am PST
zealand, australia, guam, and most of the pacific, including the pacific coast of south america. of course, we are continuing to monitor these developments. we will have much more on the tsunami just a little bit later in the broadcast. >>> take you back to this country now because a powerful rainstorm has triggered another round of flooding along the east coast. the slow-moving storm is dumping three inches of rain in some areas. 12 states are under a flood watch. terrell brown is in hard-hit wayne, new jersey, with more. he joins us now live. good morning, terrell. >> betty, good morning to you. you're right. when you have rains like this, these rivers flooding their banks is a major concern. that is what's happened. the rivers just can't take this much water. believe it or not we're standing in the middle of a street of a neighborhood here in the northern part of new jersey. this water already up to my knees, just about. forecasters say the water is still rising, and the worst may be yet to come. floodwaters are creeping higher in parts of the northeast this morning. >> we expect it to
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 4:00am PDT
of america this morning. they say the e-mails expose corruption and fraud at the largest u.s. bank. the documents concern improper mortgage processes at the bank which were used to foreclose on homeowners. anonymous supports embattled wikileaks founder julian assange who was forced to shut down his site after being arrested on suspicion of committing sexual assault. >>> we'll take a quick break. we will have your weather forecast in just a bit. first, though, this is the "cbs morning news." from nasal allergy symptoms. they can hit you year round... indoors or out. achoo! oh to have relief. prescription nasonex is clinically proven to help relieve nasal allergy symptoms... including congestion, runny and itchy nose and sneezing. [ female announcer ] side effects may include headache, viral infection, sore throat, nosebleeds, and coughing. infections of the nose and throat and eye problems, including glaucoma or cataracts may occur. have regular eye exams. slow wound healing may occur, so do not use nasonex until your nose has healed from any sore, surgery or injury. nasonex can inc
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 4:00am PDT
at the safety of america's nuclear power plants in the quake zone. radiation spreads from a nuclear power plant.. crippled by the tsunami and earthquake. new information this morning about the crisis that's quickly getting worse. here in the bay area: five people shot at a bar overnight. where the gunfire erupted. and today's the deadline to pass out pink slips to teachers. the protests planned in the bay area. join us for cbs 5 early edition ... beginning at 4:30. ,, >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. thunderstorms are expected in the southeast. some of which could be severe. rain showers starting to fall in in the north and soggy conditions will continue in the northwest while the southwest stays sunny and dry. >>> with the ongoing crisis in japan, just how safe are the 104 nuclear power plants right here in the u.s.? especially the two built on fault lines on the west coast. john blackstone reports. >> reporter: avila beach is a laid back resort town on the central california coast that for more than 50 years has lived next door to a giant diablo canyon nuclear
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